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  • Smoke free NHSScotland implementation guidance

    • 27 Feb 2015
    • Guidance
    • Smoking

    This Smoke-free NHS Scotland: Implementation Guidance has been developed by the National Smoke-free Grounds working group and is designed to support NHS Boards achieve smoke-f...

  • Management of risk policy

    • 12 Dec 2014
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    The Management of Risk Policy is the top level risk management policy document for NHS Health Scotland. ...

  • Universal Free School Meals evaluation briefing paper

    • 14 Nov 2014
    • Briefing paper
    • Free school meals

    A briefing note on the development of an evaluation of the universal free school meals policy, which will be introduced in Scotland in January 2015. ...

  • Reducing health inequalities - what NHS Non-Executive Directors can do to make a difference

    • 29 Aug 2014
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    This resource focuses on supporting Non-Executive Directors to strengthen their contribution to the role of NHS Boards in reducing health inequalities and improving the health...

  • Optimising Older People's Quality of Life - an outcomes framework

    • 28 Aug 2014
    • Outcomes framework
    • Older people

    The outcomes framework for this strategy was developed by the Scottish Government’s Integration & Reshaping Care policy team, the Joint Improvement Team and NHS Health Sco...

  • NHS Health Scotland Model Publication Scheme

    • 30 May 2014
    • Corporate
    • Corporate

    The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (the Act) requires Scottish public authorities to produce and maintain a publication scheme. Authorities are under a legal oblig...

  • Interventions to support parents of older children and adolescents

    • 31 Mar 2014
    • Evidence
    • Young people

    This rapid review presents an overview of highly processed evidence about interventions to support parents of older children and adolescents that improve health and wellbeing...

  • Health Inequalities Action Framework

    • 06 Dec 2013
    • Guidance
    • Identify effective actions

    This offers a scheme for assessing plans against theoretical concepts that explain the link between social factors and inequalities in health outcomes, and encourages consider...

  • Health Inequalities Policy Review

    • 03 Jun 2013
    • Evidence
    • Health inequality

    This document was written to provide evidence to the 2013 Scottish Ministerial Task Force on Health Inequalities. It reviews the current policy and the evidence about what wor...

  • Impact assessment case study: Queen Margaret Hospital

    • 28 May 2013
    • Health inequalities impact assessment
    • Health inequalities impact assessment

    This is a detailed case study of the development of a Primary Care Resource Centre at Queen Margaret Hospital in Dunfermline. ...